When looking back at why you built the business that you did, it is important to consider the benefits that you wanted to receive. What you many not have forecasted in your initial aspirations were the burdens that would accompany your success.
Business owners carry with them many burdens. One of the more interesting of these burdens is the one that arises out of the success of the business that was created and those closest to you who oftentimes ask the question about the…Continue
Posted on June 24, 2011 at 1:41pm
We’ve all done it. We paid a consultant to assess our current situation and then did not follow through on the recommendations. The final product of the assessment and the written report, sits on a shelf. And, although the answers to many of our issues are provided within those pages and analysis, it just seems like we are too busy to focus on taking action on them. This, by the way, applies to many areas of our lives, including past attempts at:
Posted on April 28, 2011 at 2:36pm
Many owners know in their hearts that they built their businesses to create a legacy. Their companies do important work in a unique way with a team that they hand-picked and groomed over many years. These business owners take a parental view of the business, caring for it and the employees, always building upon the strengths and core values of the company. The business provides a nice lifestyle for these owners as well as a strong identity in their community. To say that the business…Continue
Posted on March 11, 2011 at 12:26pm
(1) Like it or not, you are one year older.
Long hard hours are what built your business and long hard hours have kept it running. How many more years of your life are you willing to invest in your business? Wouldn’t you prefer to reap the rewards of that hard work instead?
(2) This recession was either a shot across the bow or it may have hit the boat.
It is difficult to get a clear picture of how hard this recession has been…Continue
Posted on January 24, 2011 at 1:14pm